Monthly Archives: November 2015

Quiet Morning At The Hornets’ Nest.

All quiet at the hornets’ nest this morning; Spike was indifferent to it. My camera was ready to shoot, so I couldn’t pass without trying to get  a hornet image. When I tap the tree trunk with my fingernail, a … Continue reading

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Trouble At Home.

The hornet saga continues: Spike was sat to attention a good three metres away from the hornets’ nest tree when I arrived there this morning. He was looking up at the nest entrances and making soft woofing noises. There was a … Continue reading

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Scaredy Cat Hornets.

Passing the hornets’ nest this evening, I shone my torch in both entrances; there wasn’t movement in either. I suspected, though, that there might be a few hornets still holed-up somewhere in the nest. I wondered if this might be good opportunity to shoot some decent close-up … Continue reading

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Hoo Wood Hornets.

Last year I photographed a hornets’ nest in an old woodpecker hole; well, it was two woodpecker holes really. A green woodpecker punched a decent sized vertical shaft, about 350 mm long, in the trunk of a healthy oak tree on Hoo Wood … Continue reading

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Red’s Serious Face.

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Large Alder Sawfly (Cimbex connatus).

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An Evening View of South Pool.

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